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Troels Saabye

Time to build a power hammer WIP

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Okay, I might aswell make this a WIP, 200 lbs power hammer ^^ a near total scrap project, the bearings, axel and electric motor I had to buy. But other than that, all from my parents farms scrap pile ^^ lots of goodies in there

200 lbs ram

power hammer progres II.jpg

bearings and housing

power hammer progress III.jpg

 

I-beam to bearings

power hammer progres I.jpg

 

next step -> welding the frame and anvil

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Okay, it may take a while to finish this project. Still trying to find a suitable motor, got my eye on a 4 KW 380-400V at the moment, but I may be able to find one for free instead of spending 200$ on a new one

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